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Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson passes during NFL football practice Tuesday, June 8, 2021, in Renton, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Wilson says he never requested trade from Seahawks

Seattle’s star quarterback makes his first public comments since rumors swirled in the offseason.

 

Seattle Seahawks' Darrell Taylor looks on during an NFL football rookie minicamp Friday, May 14, 2021, at the team's training facility in Renton, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Seahawks looking at new role for Taylor in Year 2

Seattle’s 2nd-round pick in 2020, who missed all of last season, is learning SLB at rookie camp.

 

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) celebrates after a touchdown against the San Francisco 49ers with quarterback Geno Smith and linebacker Ray-Ray Armstrong, left, during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Seahawks set for 5 more primetime games in 2021-22

Seattle return to the spotlight as the new 17-game NFL schedule is released.

 

FILE - Seattle Seahawks wide receiver DK Metcalf, right, runs to score a touchdown ahead of Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive back Jamel Dean during the second half of an NFL football game in Seattle, in this Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, file photo.  Seahawks wide receiver DK Metcalf is explosive off the line of scrimmage. But Sunday, May 9, 2021, he will venture into a new sort of lane to test his speed on a different sort of line, one that's filled with Olympic-caliber sprinters. (AP Photo/Scott Eklund, File)

Seahawks’ Metcalf to test speed against top sprinters

The wide receiver will run the 100-meter dash at the USA Track and Field Golden Games on Sunday.

FILE - Seattle Seahawks wide receiver DK Metcalf, right, runs to score a touchdown ahead of Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive back Jamel Dean during the second half of an NFL football game in Seattle, in this Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, file photo.  Seahawks wide receiver DK Metcalf is explosive off the line of scrimmage. But Sunday, May 9, 2021, he will venture into a new sort of lane to test his speed on a different sort of line, one that's filled with Olympic-caliber sprinters. (AP Photo/Scott Eklund, File)
Oklahoma cornerback Tre Brown (6) carries during an NCAA college football game against Oklahoma State in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Seahawks makes most of 3 picks, fill pressing needs in draft

Seattle adds cornerback Tre Brown in Round 4 and offensive tackle Stone Forsythe in Round 6.

Oklahoma cornerback Tre Brown (6) carries during an NCAA college football game against Oklahoma State in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
Western Michigan wide receiver D'Wayne Eskridge (7) reacts after scoring a touchdown during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Northwestern in Evanston, Ill., Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)

Seahawks select speedy WR Eskridge in second round of draft

The 5-foot-9 standout at Western Michigan had 33 catches and eight touchdowns in six games last season.

Western Michigan wide receiver D'Wayne Eskridge (7) reacts after scoring a touchdown during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Northwestern in Evanston, Ill., Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
Purdue wide receiver Rondale Moore (4) holds off Nebraska linebacker Will Honas (3) during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game in West Lafayette, Ind., Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Analyzing the Seahawks’ top three needs in the NFL draft

Seattle needs help on the offensive line, at cornerback and at wide receiver. Here are the players who might be good fits.

Purdue wide receiver Rondale Moore (4) holds off Nebraska linebacker Will Honas (3) during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game in West Lafayette, Ind., Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Reviewing history of the 3 draft picks Hawks hold in 2021

By Bob Condotta / The Seattle Times With the NFL draft suddenly on the horizon, what we know about the Seattle Seahawks is that they… Continue reading

FILE - Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch walks off the field after NFL football practice in Renton, Wash., in this Friday, Dec. 27, 2019, file photo. During Marshawn Lynch’s 12 NFL seasons he earned a reputation for his fearless style on the field, while remaining one of the league’s most reclusive figures off the field. Now the retired running back is lending his voice to try to help members of Black and Hispanic communities make more informed decisions about receiving COVID-19 vaccines. Lynch released a 30-minute interview with Dr. Anthony Fauci on his YouTube channel Friday, April 16, 2021, becoming the latest prominent athlete to sit down with him to discuss the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines as the U.S. continues to combat the pandemic.  (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Marshawn Lynch discusses vaccine hesitancy with Dr. Fauci

The former Seahawks star is hoping to help Black and Hispanic communities make informed decisions.

FILE - Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch walks off the field after NFL football practice in Renton, Wash., in this Friday, Dec. 27, 2019, file photo. During Marshawn Lynch’s 12 NFL seasons he earned a reputation for his fearless style on the field, while remaining one of the league’s most reclusive figures off the field. Now the retired running back is lending his voice to try to help members of Black and Hispanic communities make more informed decisions about receiving COVID-19 vaccines. Lynch released a 30-minute interview with Dr. Anthony Fauci on his YouTube channel Friday, April 16, 2021, becoming the latest prominent athlete to sit down with him to discuss the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines as the U.S. continues to combat the pandemic.  (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
Seattle Seahawks defensive end Carlos Dunlap II is pictured during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Giants, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020, in Seattle. The Giants won 17-12. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

Dunlap back with Seahawks to help defense, play with Wilson

The veteran pass-rusher says Seattle’s star quarterback told him he is ‘here to stay.’

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Carlos Dunlap II is pictured during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Giants, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020, in Seattle. The Giants won 17-12. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett (16) smiles after an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Jennifer Stewart)

Seahawks give Lockett 4-year extension worth up to $69.2 million

The standout wide receiver gets rewarded for his play and Seattle gets some salary cap relief.

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett (16) smiles after an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Jennifer Stewart)
Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett (16) is tackled by Pittsburgh Steelers strong safety Terrell Edmunds (34) during an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

NFL approves 17-game regular season

Seattle will add a road game at Pittsburgh to its schedule in 2021 and will get a 9th home game in ’22.

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett (16) is tackled by Pittsburgh Steelers strong safety Terrell Edmunds (34) during an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Seattle Seahawks defensive end Carlos Dunlap II is pictured during the first half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in Seattle. The Seahawks won 20-9. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

Seahawks bring back Dunlap, but may lose Reed

Seattle may have solved its pass-rush concerns, but defensive tackle is likely taking a hit.

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Carlos Dunlap II is pictured during the first half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in Seattle. The Seahawks won 20-9. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
Seattle Seahawks running back Chris Carson runs with the during the second half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020, in Seattle. The Seahawks won 40-3. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

Job well done?

Grading how the Seahawks fared in the first week of NFL free agency

Seattle Seahawks running back Chris Carson runs with the during the second half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020, in Seattle. The Seahawks won 40-3. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
Los Angeles Rams tight end Gerald Everett (81) scores against the New York Giants during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Seahawks re-sign Ford, add new TE and OL on busy day

Seattle keeps defensive mainstay Poona Ford, signs Gerald Everett and acquires Gabe Jackson via trade.

Los Angeles Rams tight end Gerald Everett (81) scores against the New York Giants during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Quinton Dunbar (22) covers Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stefon Diggs (14) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

Seahawks have decisions to make at cornerback

Seattle has to figure out what to do with free agents Shaquill Griffin and Quinton Dunbar.

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Quinton Dunbar (22) covers Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stefon Diggs (14) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)
Seattle Seahawks running back Chris Carson (32) carries the ball against San Francisco 49ers defensive end Alex Barrett (64) and San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Azeez Al-Shaair (51) during an NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Jennifer Stewart)

Seahawks decline to use franchise tag

Seattle will let running back Chris Carson and cornerback Shaquill Griffin test free agency.

Seattle Seahawks running back Chris Carson (32) carries the ball against San Francisco 49ers defensive end Alex Barrett (64) and San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Azeez Al-Shaair (51) during an NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Jennifer Stewart)
Los Angeles Rams tight end Gerald Everett (81) during an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)

Seahawks will look to free agency to add a veteran tight end

The position group is thin on experience with the retirement of Greg Olsen..

Los Angeles Rams tight end Gerald Everett (81) during an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)
FILE - Ohio State offensive lineman Wyatt Davis (52) is shown during the first half of the Fiesta Bowl NCAA college football game against Clemson in Glendale, Ariz., in this Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, file photo. Davis was selected to The Associated Press All-America first-team offense, Monday, Dec. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)

Mock draft time in the NFL

Here’s who the Seahawks could take with their first pick

FILE - Ohio State offensive lineman Wyatt Davis (52) is shown during the first half of the Fiesta Bowl NCAA college football game against Clemson in Glendale, Ariz., in this Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, file photo. Davis was selected to The Associated Press All-America first-team offense, Monday, Dec. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll, right, talks to quarterback Russell Wilson (3) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020 in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Seahawks defeated the Dolphins 31-23.(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Reports show growing divide between Wilson, Seahawks

But despite the star quarterback’s apparent unhappiness, a trade in 2021 remains unlikely.

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll, right, talks to quarterback Russell Wilson (3) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020 in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Seahawks defeated the Dolphins 31-23.(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
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